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Pacific Explorer cruises for 2017-2018-2019


Pacific Explorer emerged as a P&O Cruises’ fifth fleet member in June 2017, and will sail from Sydney. Get to the first game of the NRL State of Origin 2018 series in Melbourne! Depart Sydney on June 4 for the four night cruise. The fare includes return transport, accommodation, food and entertainment, plus the hottest tickets in town at the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground...read more

Pacific Explorer Cruise Calendar

Sold out Available OBC = On Board Credit
Date Route Cruise From $/Day
2017 CRUISES

7

AUG

Pacific Explorer cruises

12

NIGHTS

Best of the Pacific Cruise
151

Currently sailing

N/A

19

AUG

Pacific Explorer cruises

7

NIGHTS

Queensland Cruise X735
Departs: Sydney
84 Up to AUD$50 OBC

Sold out

N/A

26

AUG

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

Sunshine Coast Cruise X736
Departs: Sydney
52

Sold out

N/A

30

AUG

Pacific Explorer cruises

10

NIGHTS

Queensland Cruise X737
Departs: Sydney
65 Up to AUD$100 OBC

$20,254

$2,025

9

SEP

Pacific Explorer cruises

8

NIGHTS

Pacific Islands Cruise X738
Departs: Sydney
65 Up to AUD$200 OBC

$1,294

$162

17

SEP

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

Moreton Island Cruise X739
Departs: Sydney
45

Sold out

N/A

21

SEP

Pacific Explorer cruises

3

NIGHTS

Food & Wine Cruise X740
Departs: Sydney
16

$464

$155

24

SEP

Pacific Explorer cruises

10

NIGHTS

Pacific Islands Cruise X741
Departs: Sydney
70 Up to AUD$100 OBC

$1,524

$152

4

OCT

Pacific Explorer cruises

8

NIGHTS

Pacific Islands Cruise X742
Departs: Sydney
Up to AUD$50 OBC

$1,074

$134

12

OCT

Pacific Explorer cruises

16

NIGHTS

Pacific - Fiji Cruise X743
Departs: Sydney
86 Up to AUD$100 OBC

$2,144

$134

28

OCT

Pacific Explorer cruises

3

NIGHTS

Comedy Cruise X744N
Departs: Sydney
20

$474

$158

31

OCT

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

Moreton Island Cruise X744P
Departs: Sydney
23

$624

$156

4

NOV

Pacific Explorer cruises

6

NIGHTS

Melbourne Cup Cruise X745
Departs: Sydney
17

$2,294

$382

10

NOV

Pacific Explorer cruises

3

NIGHTS

Food & Wine Cruise X746
Departs: Sydney
10

$424

$141

13

NOV

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

Moreton Island Cruise X747
Departs: Sydney

$524

$131

17

NOV

Pacific Explorer cruises

3

NIGHTS

Comedy Cruise X748
Departs: Sydney
35

$454

$151

20

NOV

Pacific Explorer cruises

10

NIGHTS

Pacific Islands Cruise X749
Departs: Sydney
19 Up to AUD$100 OBC

$1,384

$138

20

NOV

Pacific Explorer cruises

10

NIGHTS

Pacific Islands Cruise X749
Departs: Sydney
38 Up to AUD$100 OBC

$1,384

$138

30

NOV

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

Moreton Island Cruise X750
Departs: Sydney
17

$574

$144

4

DEC

Pacific Explorer cruises

10

NIGHTS

Pacific Islands Cruise X751
Departs: Sydney
34

$1,274

$127

14

DEC

Pacific Explorer cruises

3

NIGHTS

Music - Blues Cruise X752
Departs: Sydney

$454

$151

17

DEC

Pacific Explorer cruises

10

NIGHTS

Christmas Cruise X753
Departs: Sydney
36 Up to AUD$100 OBC

$1,699

$170

27

DEC

Pacific Explorer cruises

3

NIGHTS

Festive Cruise X754
Departs: Sydney
14

$704

$235

30

DEC

Pacific Explorer cruises

9

NIGHTS

New Year Cruise X801
Departs: Sydney
22 Up to AUD$100 OBC

$1,499

$167

2018 CRUISES

8

JAN

Pacific Explorer cruises

8

NIGHTS

Pacific Islands Cruise X802
Departs: Sydney
28 Up to AUD$50 OBC

$1,324

$166

16

JAN

Pacific Explorer cruises

3

NIGHTS

Comedy Cruise X803
Departs: Sydney

$484

$161

19

JAN

Pacific Explorer cruises

5

NIGHTS

Australian Open Cruise X804
Departs: Sydney
8

$1,024

$205

24

JAN

Pacific Explorer cruises

3

NIGHTS

Australia Day Cruise X805
Departs: Sydney

$629

$210

27

JAN

Pacific Explorer cruises

6

NIGHTS

$804

$134

2

FEB

Pacific Explorer cruises

3

NIGHTS

Food and Wine Cruise X807
Departs: Sydney

$477

$159

5

FEB

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

Moreton Island Cruise X808
Departs: Sydney
4

$524

$131

9

FEB

Pacific Explorer cruises

3

NIGHTS

Comedy Cruise X809
Departs: Sydney
8

$477

$159

12

FEB

Pacific Explorer cruises

10

NIGHTS

25

$1,264

$126

22

FEB

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

Port Arthur Cruise X811
Departs: Sydney

$644

$161

26

FEB

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

Moreton Island Cruise X812
Departs: Sydney

$599

$150

2

MAR

Pacific Explorer cruises

3

NIGHTS

Comedy Cruise X813
Departs: Sydney

$449

$150

5

MAR

Pacific Explorer cruises

10

NIGHTS

$1,149

$115

15

MAR

Pacific Explorer cruises

3

NIGHTS

Comedy Cruise X815
Departs: Sydney

$449

$150

18

MAR

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

Moreton Island Cruise X816
Departs: Sydney

$599

$150

22

MAR

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

Moreton Island Cruise X817
Departs: Sydney

$674

$169

26

MAR

Pacific Explorer cruises

5

NIGHTS

2

$749

$150

31

MAR

Pacific Explorer cruises

3

NIGHTS

Classic Cruise X819
Departs: Sydney

$637

$212

3

APR

Pacific Explorer cruises

9

NIGHTS

8

$1,274

$142

12

APR

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

Moreton Island Cruise X821
Departs: Sydney

$754

$189

16

APR

Pacific Explorer cruises

10

NIGHTS

19

$1,584

$158

26

APR

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

Moreton Island Cruise X823
Departs: Sydney

$744

$186

30

APR

Pacific Explorer cruises

10

NIGHTS

$1,224

$122

10

MAY

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

Moreton Island Cruise X825
Departs: Sydney

$697

$174

14

MAY

Pacific Explorer cruises

10

NIGHTS

7

$1,244

$124

24

MAY

Pacific Explorer cruises

8

NIGHTS

$899

$112

1

JUN

Pacific Explorer cruises

3

NIGHTS

Food and Wine Cruise X828N
Departs: Sydney

$449

$150

4

JUN

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

$849

$212

8

JUN

Pacific Explorer cruises

3

NIGHTS

Comedy Cruise X829
Departs: Sydney

$597

$199

11

JUN

Pacific Explorer cruises

9

NIGHTS

$999

$111

20

JUN

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

Moreton Island Cruise X831
Departs: Sydney

$697

$174

24

JUN

Pacific Explorer cruises

12

NIGHTS

Fiji Adventure Cruise X832
Departs: Sydney
12

$1,694

$141

6

JUL

Pacific Explorer cruises

3

NIGHTS

Food and Wine Cruise X833
Departs: Sydney

$637

$212

9

JUL

Pacific Explorer cruises

10

NIGHTS

$2,182

$218

19

JUL

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

Sunshine Coast Cruise X835
Departs: Sydney
4

$649

$162

23

JUL

Pacific Explorer cruises

10

NIGHTS

$1,932

$193

2

AUG

Pacific Explorer cruises

7

NIGHTS

1

$999

$143

9

AUG

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

Moreton Island Cruise X838
Departs: Sydney

$745

$186

13

AUG

Pacific Explorer cruises

8

NIGHTS

$1,696

$212

21

AUG

Pacific Explorer cruises

10

NIGHTS

3

$1,474

$147

31

AUG

Pacific Explorer cruises

8

NIGHTS

$1,566

$196

8

SEP

Pacific Explorer cruises

3

NIGHTS

Food and Wine Cruise X842
Departs: Sydney

$597

$199

11

SEP

Pacific Explorer cruises

10

NIGHTS

$2,002

$200

11

SEP

Pacific Explorer cruises

10

NIGHTS

5

$2,002

$200

21

SEP

Pacific Explorer cruises

3

NIGHTS

Food and Wine Cruise X844
Departs: Sydney

$597

$199

24

SEP

Pacific Explorer cruises

10

NIGHTS

$1,474

$147

4

OCT

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

Moreton Island Cruise X846
Departs: Sydney

$777

$194

8

OCT

Pacific Explorer cruises

10

NIGHTS

$2,182

$218

18

OCT

Pacific Explorer cruises

16

NIGHTS

$2,399

$150

3

NOV

Pacific Explorer cruises

6

NIGHTS

$1,299

$217

9

NOV

Pacific Explorer cruises

3

NIGHTS

$599

$200

12

NOV

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

$749

$187

16

NOV

Pacific Explorer cruises

3

NIGHTS

$599

$200

19

NOV

Pacific Explorer cruises

5

NIGHTS

$949

$190

24

NOV

Pacific Explorer cruises

13

NIGHTS

Kiwi Adventure Cruise X854
Departs: Sydney

$1,999

$154

7

DEC

Pacific Explorer cruises

3

NIGHTS

$599

$200

10

DEC

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

$749

$187

14

DEC

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

$749

$187

18

DEC

Pacific Explorer cruises

10

NIGHTS

$1,974

$197

28

DEC

Pacific Explorer cruises

12

NIGHTS

$2,449

$204

2019 CRUISES

9

JAN

Pacific Explorer cruises

8

NIGHTS

$1,974

$247

17

JAN

Pacific Explorer cruises

8

NIGHTS

$1,974

$247

25

JAN

Pacific Explorer cruises

3

NIGHTS

$749

$250

28

JAN

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

$749

$187

1

FEB

Pacific Explorer cruises

3

NIGHTS

$599

$200

4

FEB

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

$749

$187

8

FEB

Pacific Explorer cruises

3

NIGHTS

$599

$200

11

FEB

Pacific Explorer cruises

10

NIGHTS

$2,002

$200

21

FEB

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

$749

$187

25

FEB

Pacific Explorer cruises

7

NIGHTS

$1,524

$218

4

MAR

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

$749

$187

8

MAR

Pacific Explorer cruises

3

NIGHTS

$599

$200

11

MAR

Pacific Explorer cruises

10

NIGHTS

$2,002

$200

21

MAR

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

$749

$187

25

MAR

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

$749

$187

29

MAR

Pacific Explorer cruises

3

NIGHTS

$599

$200

1

APR

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

$749

$187

5

APR

Pacific Explorer cruises

8

NIGHTS

$1,774

$222

13

APR

Pacific Explorer cruises

10

NIGHTS

$2,182

$218

23

APR

Pacific Explorer cruises

4

NIGHTS

$849

$212

27

APR

Pacific Explorer cruises

3

NIGHTS

$649

$216

Pacific Explorer — Ship Review Rating: 4.3 out of 5 based on 10 ratings.

Life aboard Pacific Explorer
Pacific Explorer emerged as a P&O Cruises’ fifth fleet member in June 2017, and will sail from Sydney. Get to the first game of the NRL State of Origin 2018 series in Melbourne! Depart Sydney on June 4 for the four night cruise. The fare includes return transport, accommodation, food and entertainment, plus the hottest tickets in town at the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground. On 4 November 2017 a 6-night cruise departs Sydney for Melbourne to take in the Melbourne Cup, staying two nights. Take in two days at Melbourne’s Australian Open tennis, with the cruise departing Sydney on 19 January 2018. Tickets and transfers to the Cup and Open are included. Meanwhile, she runs cruises of 7 to 16 nights to the South Pacific islands, including Norfolk Island, as well as the popular ports in Tonga, Fiji, New Caledonia, and Vanuatu. Shorter 4-night cruises leave Sydney for Moreton Bay, and 7-night cruises also visit Gladstone and the Sunshine Coast.

At 77,000 GT Pacific Explorer will be the largest ship in the fleet, and will be completely made over for P&O clientele. Built in 1997 and lately refurbished in 2009, her new 2017 look will mean great changes in dining, entertainment and recreational offerings. This large resort ship gives the feel of uncrowded luxury, with access to a wide range of public rooms. The interiors will be attractive and warm, and the glassed-in upper decks provide plenty of light and connections with the outside world. The two show lounges and poolside Movie Screen will feature Australian entertainers, comedians, TV, movies and sports games. Gratuities will be included in your fare.

Accommodation
Accommodation will be mostly determined by Pacific Explorer’s present layout (as Dawn Princess), with more than 400 balcony rooms that include Suites with balcony, Mini-Suites with balcony, and Balcony. Balconies may have either solid steel or toughened glass railings. Also there will be a number of grades of Oceanview and Interior staterooms. Expect the re-build to provide for inter-connecting cabins for families, and many cabins will have a third or fourth bed available. All cabins are spacious with wardrobes, ensuites, and twin beds mostly convertible to queen size. Facilities will include flat screen TV, fridge, personal safe, and an interactive video system. Outside cabins have a large window or porthole in the case of a few. Interconnecting cabins for families and groups allow quad-quad, twin-quad, triple-triple, and twin-twin bedding.

The Mini-Suites come with tub and shower and a range of extras, and can accommodate three or four. (Check out whether the deck 11 Suites allow for night-time quietness.) Note that room-service meals come at extra charge. Sixteen cabins are wheelchair accessible. Cots are available for children under three years. The entire ship will be newly re-carpeted and staterooms refreshed. Smoking is only permitted in designated smoking areas, and excludes staterooms and balconies.

Food and Dining
Dining-wise, there are multiple eateries onboard Pacific Explorer. Dining is where and when you like: “Your Choice Dining” at two Main Dining Rooms, The Waterfront Restaurant, and The Pantry with its contemporary café vibe. Designed as an international food market, The Pantry has eight outlets (Hook’s Fish & Chips, Mexicana, The Grill burger bar, Fat Cow Carvery, Curry House, Stix Asian, Coffee Bar and the Sugar Bar dessert station). Dress up for the occasional formal dinner. There are four alternative (pay extra) options. The line’s celebrity chef Luke Mangan offers his Salt Grill steak and seafood restaurant. There are Angelo’s (Italian), Dragon Lady (Asian), and for an exceptional evening make a reservation at Chef’s Table, which include a tour of the galley and commentary by the Executive Chef.

Casual dining options start with the al fresco Grill next to the pool for breakfast, lunch and through the evening. Also there is The Café for coffee and muffins and the like. Socialise at the many bars and lounges. In addition are daily wine tastings, master classes, and vintage seminars at Cellar Door. Families are well catered for: Children have their own menu changed daily in the Waterfront restaurant, and they can dine early. The crew have a name for friendliness and the food selection is plentiful and varied.

Entertainment
The main attractions are the destinations: the South Pacific, New Zealand, and southern Australia. During sea days there’s plenty of activity day and night to keep you entertained. In the evening having two show lounges (both theatre and cabaret style) is a great way to give passengers more entertainment choices. View all the action and latest movies on the Big Screen day and night on the pool deck. Other entertainment includes game shows and the adults-only Sit Down Comedy Club. On the Promenade deck is the dance floor. There are multiple bars and a casino, much live music and karaoke. By day guests can join in a variety of organised activities such as bingo. Alternatively, just stroll around and shop duty-free, or for a quiet time retire to the Library/Card Room or Internet Café.

An aft deck offers an adults-only Oasis spa area, complete with wicker beds, lounges, ottomans, pool and hot tubs. On Riviera deck are the health, spa and fitness centres, and HQ and HQ+ hangouts for 11 to 17 year olds. A Children’s Centre cater for ages 3 to 10 years. P&O Edge activities on the top deck include climbing, flying fox, laser tag and The Plank. Leisure spaces include gym, sports deck, jogging track, health spa complex, library/reading room, and medical centre.





































Explore the decks

Pacific Explorer deckplans

Pacific Explorer deckplan

Cabins on Deck 11 (Aloha Deck)

AA
Suite with balcony
AB
Mini-suite with balcony
BB
Outside with balcony
CC
Outside
J
Inside
  • Sofa bed
  • Two pullman beds
  • Handicapped facilities
  • Four pullman beds
  • One pullman bed
  • Connecting staterooms
  • Sofa and pullman bed

Cabins

Accommodation will be mostly determined by Pacific Explorer’s present layout (as Dawn Princess), with more than 400 balcony rooms that include Suites with balcony, Mini-Suites with balcony, and Balcony. Balconies may have either solid steel or toughened glass railings. Also there will be a number of grades of Oceanview and Interior staterooms. Expect the re-build to provide for inter-connecting cabins for families, and many cabins will have a third or fourth bed available. All cabins are spacious with wardrobes, ensuites, and twin beds mostly convertible to queen size. Facilities will include flat screen TV, fridge, personal safe, and an interactive video system. Outside cabins have a large window or porthole in the case of a few. Interconnecting cabins for families and groups allow quad-quad, twin-quad, triple-triple, and twin-twin bedding.

The Mini-Suites come with tub and shower and a range of extras, and can accommodate three or four. (Check out whether the deck 11 Suites allow for night-time quietness.) Note that room-service meals come at extra charge. Sixteen cabins are wheelchair accessible. Cots are available for children under three years. The entire ship will be newly re-carpeted and staterooms refreshed. Smoking is only permitted in designated smoking areas, and excludes staterooms and balconies.

Decks
Pacific Explorer

P&O Cruises

Ship facts

Star rating: Pacific Explorer star rating
Maiden voyage: 1997
Number of decks: 11
Tonnage: 77441
Cabins: 999
Passenger capacity: 1997
Number of crew: 924

What's onboard? ▼

  • Atrium social centre
  • Shops duty-free
  • Shore Tours
  • No tipping, AUD on board
  • COMPLIMENTARY DINING
  • Main Dining rooms (2)
  • Waterfront Restaurant (and with kid’s menus)
  • The Pantry (9 cuisine choices)
  • COVER CHARGE DINING
  • Salt Grill by Luke Mangan
  • Chef’s Table
  • The Grill
  • Dragon Lady (Asian)
  • Angelo’s (Italian)
  • Cellar Door (wines)
  • Room service menu
  • CASUAL DINING
  • Cafes
  • Poolside Lobster & Burger
  • Lounges, bars, clubs
  • Ice cream bar (pay)
  • ENTERTAINMENT
  • Production shows
  • Comedy Club (adults)
  • Supper Club
  • Poolside Screen (movies, sports)
  • Live music, nightclub, parties
  • Theme & Cocktail nights
  • Casino, trivia & game shows
  • Library/reading room
  • ACTIVITIES
  • Swim pools (3)
  • Waterslides (2)
  • Hot tubs (6)
  • The Oasis adult retreat
  • Fitness, Wellness classes, bootcamp
  • P&O Edge activities (climbing, zipline, Plank)
  • Deck, board games
  • Sports courts
  • Bowls green
  • Jogging track
  • Classes for dance, art & craft, drinks, cooking, wine tasting (some pay)
  • Dinner cooking classes
  • Art auctions
  • Bingo, karaoke
  • Laser tag, Rock climbing
  • Ceremonies, weddings, group events organised
  • Photo, video gallery
  • Library
  • UNDER 18
  • Group centres for 3-6, 7-10, 11-14, 15-17 y
  • Group child minding (late night, 3-13 y, pay)
  • OTHER
  • Internet, Wi-Fi areas (pay)
  • Mobile (Int’l roaming; pay provider)
  • ATM on board
  • Laundrette, laundry service (pay)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Elevators
  • Medical centre
  • Smoking outdoor areas
  • Power 3-pin 220/240V
  • Daily newsletter
  • Advise dietary, medical, mobility needs at booking

What's included? ▼

  • Gratuities & Service charges for Australia-based ships
  • All main meals on-board
  • Coffee, tea, milk & hot snacks
  • Open/anytime seating & multi-venue dining
  • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor
  • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
  • Most activities onboard, gym, some fitness classes
  • Kids clubs & teen programs (2-17 y)
  • Cruise Director & all English speaking staff
  • Weddings, ceremonies, group events options
  • Ship-shore-ship transfers
  • Pre-arranged dietary requests (60 days)

What's excluded? ▼

  • Airfares, accommodation & transfers not specified
  • Shore & land excursions and meals not specified
  • Specialty restaurants & The Grill
  • Room service menu items
  • Some activities and entertainment: P&O Edge, arcade games
  • Casino, bar expenses
  • Items & services of a personal nature
  • Medical services, vaccination costs
  • Laundry services
  • Wi-Fi, Internet, satellite/mobile phone & fax charges
  • Childcare night services (3-12 y 10.30pm-1am)
  • Passport, travel documentations, vaccination & visas``
  • Insurances of all kinds
  • Increases in taxes, fees, port expenses
  • Itineraries may change due to unforeseen circumstances
  • Cabins may change for operational reasons
  • Credit card 1.5% service fee
  • REMINDERS
  • Check stateroom ‘responsible adult’ requirements when booking
  • Confirm with bank and ship ahead of cruise your credit/debit card intentions
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